AV Filmmaker makes documentary on refugees

AV Filmmaker makes documentary on refugees

Sanika Samel, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Features

The recent presidential election has put a spotlight on the issue of immigration. Many protests have been held with the common catchphrase “Immigrants welcome”, or “Refugees welcome”.      Many individuals and organizations have fought for the rights of immigrants, in hopes that people will re...

AV Reacts to National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Resignation

AV Reacts to National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Resignation

Mark Liu, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Opinion

National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump and retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn resigned on February 13th after allegations of improper contact with Russia. “In the course of my duties as the incoming National Security Advisor, I held numerous phone calls with foreign counterpart...

Double the Talent

Samara Ayood-Ahmad, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Features

  Talent is through the roof at our school, ranging from academics to the arts. For siblings Jovan and Madison Perez, the art of music comes naturally. Amador Valley Junior, Jovan Perez, started singing at the age of nine. He had not taken any singing lessons as a child until this year at Val...

From Paraguay with Love

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
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   Rather than sitting around the table for a big Thanksgiving meal, seven girls from Pleasanton, four from Amador, went to Paraguay to run a week-long soccer camp for girls. In Paraguay, girls are not given as many opportunities as boys, and Samara Ayoob-Ahmad, Abby Fried, Hannah Gossett, and Mich...

“Namaste” to mindfulness at Amador

“Namaste” to mindfulness at Amador

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
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   Downward dog, cult-like chants, and deep breathing are what most people think meditation solely involves. However, true meditation is more about devoting oneself to mindfulness, and less about taking part in the exotic stereotypes.    Recently, Amador has begun to take part in the mindfulnes...

AV Club Profiles

Sophie Galley, AVtv Editor in Chief
June 6, 2016
Filed under Features

Amador Valley’s clubs have given the school a colorful variety of outlets for students to express themselves in various ways, relieve the stresses of school life, and make new friends and memories. Every summer’s end, clubs gather at the registration walk-through to display the diverse options to...

Former AV student reflects on life after high school

Former AV student reflects on life after high school

Wayne Chen, Staff Writer
June 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Profiles

In June 2000, 18-year-old Jason Hsien wrapped up his four-year journey at Amador Valley High School and was ready to depart for UC Davis, where he would spend the next four years of his life, and would eventually be hired as a regional auditor by a large multinational corporation. As of 2016, he...

Summer Movie Reviews

Summer Movie Reviews

Grace Chen, Staff Writer
August 29, 2014
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In the summer of 2014, a lot of movies were highly anticipated, but not all of them deserve the hype. The movies Transformers: Age of Extinction, Maleficent, The Fault In Our Stars,” and “Boyhood” are the four movies that have drawn the most attention. Age of Extinction is the fourth Transf...

The summer of Netflix?

The summer of Netflix?

Janani Sundaresan, Staff Writer
August 28, 2014
Filed under Features

If there’s one thing that most students share, it’s their love of watching television. For decades summer has been the ideal time for students to finally lounge around and eat junk food while watching their favorite shows, but since 2007, the platform has changed. There are now hundreds of websites...

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